In general, a widget is some piece of a computing interface that enables a user to perform a specific task or access a service. A good, simple example of a widget is a select box.

Drupal's Fields module contains a very large assortment of widgets right out of the box.

This collection can be added to very quickly with a huge variety of widgets from

This section will provide some insight on some basic widgets that are available in OSU Drupal 7.